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Ruby-red   /rˈubi-rɛd/   Listen
Ruby-red

adjective
1.
Of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.  Synonyms: blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, red, reddish, ruby, ruddy, scarlet.






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"Ruby-red" Quotes from Famous Books



... and by the cushion-forming growths of saxifrages and other minute plants which encrust the rocks and bear, closely set in their compact, green, velvet-like foliage, tiny flowers as brilliant as gems. A ruby-red one amongst these is "the stalkless bladder-wort" (Silene acaulis), having no more resemblance at first sight to the somewhat ramshackle bladder-wort of our fields than a fairy has to a fishwife. There are many others of these cushion-forming, diminutive plants, with white, blue, yellow, ...
— More Science From an Easy Chair • Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester



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